House of Lords Journal Volume 17
5 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 5 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 647-649. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14845 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 5 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Coke's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Confirmation of an Agreement made between Thomas late Lord Bishop of Carlisle and Thomas Coke Esquire, for vesting the Rectory of Melborne, in the County of Derby, in the said Thomas Coke and his Heirs, upon Augmentation of Rents to the Bishopric of Carlisle, and of the Stipend to the Vicar of Melborne."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Lewis, Nat.

Upon reading the Petition of John Harman Lewis; praying Leave to be added to a Bill of Naturalization:

It is ORDERED, That the Petitioner may be added to a Bill of Naturalization depending in this House, as desired.

Stevenson versus Frewen.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Samuel Stevenson is Appellant, and John Frewen Respondent:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock; and that the other Causes be removed.

Nanny's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and making good the last Will and Testament of Hugh Nanny Esquire, deceased."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following:

Dux Bucks, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Twelfth Day of this Instant February, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Cadogan et al. Nat. Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Margarita Cecilia Cadogan, Wife of Brigadier General Cadogan, and Gilbert Affleck."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees abovenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Friday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Manor of Woodstock to D. Marlbrough, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better enabling Her Majesty to grant the Honour and Manor of Woodstock, with the Hundred of Wootton, to the Duke of Marlborough and his Heirs, in Consideration of the eminent Services by him performed to Her Majesty and the Public."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Sunderland reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better enabling Her Majesty to grant the Honour and Manor of Woodstock, with the Hundred of Wootton, to the Duke of Marlborough and his Heirs, in Consideration of the eminent Services by him performed to Her Majesty and the Public."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

D. Devonshire's Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees certain Manors and Lands of William Duke of Devonshire and William (commonly called Marquis of Hartington), to enable them to mortgage the same, for Payment of Debts; and, subject thereunto, to settle the same to the like Uses as the same are now settled," as fit to pass, with One Amendment.

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees certain Manors and Lands of William Duke of Devonshire and William Cavendish (commonly called Marquis of Hartington), to enable them to mortgage the same, for Payment of Debts; and, subject thereunto, to settle the same to the like Uses as the same are now settled."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendment, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Biddulph's Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Sir Michael Biddulph Baronet, as he was One of the Sureties for Morgan Whitley Esquire, Receiver General for the Counties of Chester and North Wales," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Sir Michael Biddulph Baronet, as he was One of the Sureties for Morgan Whitley Esquire, Receiver-General for the Counties of Chester and North-Wales."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Drake's Bill.

The Lord Herbert also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with John Drake, John Hunton, and Edmond Cocke, as Sureties for Augustine Briggs, Receiver General for the County of Norfolke and City of Norwich," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with John Drake, John Hunton, and Edmond Cocke, as Sureties for Augustine Briggs, Receiver General for the County of Norfolke and City of Norwich."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Cobb's Bill.

The Lord Herbert also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Richard Cobb Esquire, as One of the Sureties for Thomas Cobb Gentleman deceased, Receiver General for the County of Southampton," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Richard Cobb Esquire, as One of the Sureties for Thomas Cobb Gentleman deceased, Receiver General for the County of Southampton."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Malett's Bill.

The Lord Herbert also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees all the Estate of Baldwin Malett Esquire, and Will'm Malett his Son and Heir Apparent, for Payment of the Debt of the said Baldwin Malett to Her Majesty, as he was Receiver General for the County of Somersett and City and County of the City of Bristol; and for settling the Residue on the said William Malett, his Heirs and Assigns for ever, as by Agreement between the said Baldwin Malett and William Malett," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees all the Estate of Baldwin Malett Esquire, and William Malett his Son and Heir Apparent, for Payment of the Debt of the said Baldwin Malett to Her Majesty, as he was Receiver General for the County of Somersett and City and County of the City of Bristol; and for settling the Residue on the said William Malett, his Heirs and Assigns for ever, as by Agreement between the said Baldwin Malett and William Malett."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Lawson and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Proctor, of Rock, in the County of Northumberland, Esquire, to sell, or otherwise dispose of, his Lands in Shawdon, Shawdon Woodhouse, and Crawley, upon settling Lands of the like Value, in the said County, in Lieu thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, to attend Her Majesty, with the Address, at St. James's.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Keeper reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address, as follows; (videlicet,)

Queen's Answer to Address about Naval Affairs:

"My Lords,

"This Address contains many Observations: I shall consider them particularly; and give such Directions upon them as may be most for the Advantage of the public Service."

Address and Answer to be printed.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England do give Order, That the Address of this House, presented to Her Majesty this Day, with the Scheme annexed, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.

Promissory Notes and Inland Bills of Exchange, Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for giving like Remedy upon Promissory Notes as is now used upon Bills of Exchange; and for the better Payment of Inland Bills of Exchange," shall be read a Second Time on Thursday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, septimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.